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Some members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC) during their Annual Plenary Assembly that took place in Sudan’s Khartoum Archdiocese November 9-16. / ACI Africa

Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan “reorganize” Conference to Meet Church Needs

Nov 21, 2020

In an effort to realize operational efficiency and provide clarity in Church administration, Bishops and heads of Dioceses in Sudan and South Sudan have reorganized the structures of their common forum and assigned personnel to oversee the various departments of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).

A poster of the first Diocesan Synod in South Sudan's Tombura-Yambio Diocese from November-December 7, 2019. / Diocese of Tombura-Yambio.

South Sudan Prelate Unveils Diocesan Synod Theme ahead of Release on Mission Sunday

Oct 8, 2020

South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese will on the occasion of this year’s celebration of World Mission Sunday release the document of its first Synod, the diocese’s Prelate has said, disclosing the theme of the document on local media.

Logo for the International Day of Non-Violence marked October 2.

On International Day of Non-violence, South Sudanese Bishop Calls for Positive Narratives

Oct 2, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence marked October 2, a Prelate in South Sudan has encouraged the use of positive narratives in human interactions saying “non-violent communication” enhances peaceful coexistence.

Logo International Literacy Day 2020. / United Nations

On International Literacy Day, South Sudanese Bishop Challenges Youth to Go for Knowledge

Sep 10, 2020

On International Literacy Day celebrated September 8, a South Sudanese Bishop has challenged young people in South Sudan to invest in reading to gain knowledge to help build the East-Central African country, cautioning against the growing tendency of the youth in the nine-year-old nation to assign themselves academic titles not conferred upon them by institutions of higher learning.

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese.

Why COVID-19 Crisis is an Opportunity for Spiritual Growth: South Sudanese Bishop

Sep 5, 2020

A South Sudanese Bishop has, in an editorial message published on his Diocese’s website Thursday, September 3 explained why COVID-19 restrictions offer an opportunity for spiritual growth.

Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of  Tombura-Yambio diocese, South Sudan.

Even with COVID-19, “Churches must remain open in our hearts”: South Sudanese Bishop

Apr 10, 2020

As governments struggle to contain the spread of COVID-19, reinforcing preventive measures, a South Sudanese Catholic Bishop has encouraged Christians to recognize the fact that as people of God, they are the church that “must remain open” amid directives to close church buildings.

Kobe Bryant with 13-year-old daughter, Gianna who died alongside seven others in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January, 26, 2020 in  in Calabasas, California.

African Clergy, Religious, Laity Pay Tribute to Basketball Superstar Kobe Bryant

Jan 28, 2020

A day after the sudden and unexpected death of the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna and seven others, a section of clergy, religious, and lay Catholic faithful in Africa have, amid shock and disbelief, paid glowing tribute to the 41-year-old retired NBA player, expressing appreciation for his talent, for being a role model to many, and for practicing his Catholic.